VIDEO: Brevard County School Bus Crash Update
By Space Coast Daily // April 13, 2015
driver is identified as George Christensen
ABOVE VIDEO: Four children and one adult were sent to the hospital for minor injuries following a vehicle crash involving a school bus on its way to Central Middle School.
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Four children and one adult were sent to the hospital for minor injuries following a vehicle crash involving a school bus on its way to Central Middle School.
Just after 9 a.m. Monday patrol officers responded to the intersection of Emerson Drive and Furth Road after receiving reports of the vehicle crash.
Palm Bay firefighters and paramedics responded and treated patients for minor injuries.
There were 28 children on board the school bus at the time of the crash and four of them were sent to the hospital. The driver of the pickup truck was also sent to the hospital for minor injuries.
According to witnesses the driver of the school bus was attempting to turn onto Eastbound Emerson from Furth Road and pulled in front of an oncoming pickup truck that was heading westbound on Emerson.
The bus driver is identified as 73-year old George Christensen, who received a citation for failure to yield the right-of-way.
Parents of the children have been notified.
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